Science and research

RESEARCH - DEVELOPMENT / MEASUREMENT OF A ROAD SURFACE

Measuring task / Goal:
Based on the above mentioned information a standard road surface shall be recorded in a form which enables the integration in a software. This software will control and monitor a testing station in a way that that car test can be performed under laboratory conditions fully integrating the road surface profile. In order to establish this standard road profile, several dozen kilometres long, in an efficient way, the profile shall be monitored and recorded in the longitudinal direction by the aid of inclinometers during driving.

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MEASURING AND CALIBRATION LABORATORY

Measuring task:
On several measuring machines some pre-set inclinations must periodically be checked and re-adjusted if necessary.
Particularly on the notched-bar impact testing machine the set angle of the hammer is of direct influence on the possibility to obtain a reliable measuring result. This angle check can easily be done with a CLINOTRONIC and is applied by many calibration labs.

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MEASUREMENT OF THE FLATNESS IN AN OVEN WITH LIMITED HEIGHT

Measuring task / Goal:
Flatness measurement of the plates in the oven with precision inclination measurement instruments in spite of the limited space available.

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CONTINUOUS MONITORING OF AN OBJECT (e.g. RADAR), THAT IS EXPOSED TO STRONG TEMPERATURE CHANGES

Measuring task / Goal:
Precise and continuous monitoring of the inclination of the base of the radar base.

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HORIZONTAL POSITIONING OF TRANSPORTABLE DIGITAL ZENITH CAMERA

Measuring task / Goal:
Horizontal positioning of transportable digital zenith camera “TZK2-D” for high precision astro-geodetical definition of plumb direction and plumb deviations.

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INCLINATION MEASURING OF A SATELLITE DURING A SYSTEM TEST IN A TEMPERATURE VACUUM CHAMBER

Measuring task / Goal:
Level all induvidual systems of the satellite to each other. The defined satellite frame point serves as horizontal reference point. The inclination of this horizontal reference point has to be within ±0.001 mm/m.

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CONTROLLED CRADLE TO LIFT AND PLACE PAYLOAD FAIRING OF A ROCKET

Measuring task / Goal:
The balancing and weight distribution cross at the head of the cradle should be monitored in both axes. Deviation from horizontal alignment must be visualized at the cranes control panel. Thresholds in each direction limit maximum allowed misalignment. Overshooting the limits must activate an alarm and disrupt the lifting action. The display unit should facilitate manual corrections of the centre of gravity alignment by joystick. Failures of the monitoring system must be signalled by alarm condition.

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ZEROTRONIC SENSORS IN STRONG MAGNETIC FIELDS

Measuring task / Goal:
The user of a particle accelerator would like to accurately measure and adjust the parts of his accelerator. The strong magnetic fields allow only the use of non-magnetic material. Only instruments that are not sensitive to heavy magnetic fields can be used.

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MONITORING OF SYNCHROTRONS

Measuring task / Goal:
All girders have to be monitored continously. In order to achieve a high precision with this measuring task, an excellent long term stability of the sensors is decisive.

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